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GEO5 2024 - New update released!

The new GEO5 update brings many improvements to all programs. Next Generation of Prefab Wall Simple generation of entire walls D visualization Complete list of used blocks Creation of cross...

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Carnian Pluvial Episode: That time when it rained for 1-2 million years

The Carnian Pluvial Episode (CPE) was an event on earth that took place at some point between 232 and 234 million years ago, when the earth’s climate changed radically. During that time, the earth’s...

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Foundation installation commences on Dogger Bank B offshore wind farm

Dogger Bank is an offshore wind farm located off the east coast of the UK, and foundation installation for the project’s second phase (phase B) has commenced, as was announced on May 14. Furthermore...

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Lake Chippewa’s floating island that has to be boat-pushed every year

Lake Chippewa, also known as Chippewa Flowage, is Wisconsin’s third-largest lake and home to some peculiar “floating islands”. As for the lake’s history, it was created by humans in central Sawyer C...

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Reducing liquefaction risk potential at Nauka Marina Beach Club Residential Development

The primary geotechnical challenge affecting the project area is liquefaction, which leads to the loss of soil strength during seismic activity. Therefore, the decision was made to employ the Geopier...

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Delta Wind Farm Ground Improvement Project

Geopier Rammed Aggregate Pier® Elements Used to Support Wind Farm in New Madrid Seismic Zone. Geopier® designed and installed Rammed Aggregate Pier® ground improvement for support of forty (40) wind...

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Comparative Study of Embedded Wall Displacements Using Small-Strain Hardening Soil Model

Traditional analysis methods often fall short in addressing complex soil-structure interactions and non-linear soil behavior, but new research by Tzuri Eilat, Amichai Mitelman, Alison McQuillan and D...

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Calf Robe Bridge Abutment

The Calf Robe Bridge in Calgary, Alberta, situated along the vital corridor of Highway 2 (Deerfoot Trail), faced a critical challenge during the upgrade of the adjacent Wastewater Treatment Plant (WW...

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Sandlake Road partially reopens to one lane

Four months after heavy Oregon rains washed out a coastal road, Sandlake Road has finally reopened to one lane, marking a significant milestone in the recovery process. However, the journey toward...

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Royal View Drive Stabilization Project

GeoStabilization International, in partnership with the City of Kelowna, undertook a significant endeavor to address the instability plaguing the historic Knox Mountain landslide area. Nestled in the...

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GeoWorld Mobile App Launched for Android & iOS

GeoWorld, the biggest online platform for geotechnical engineers, is excited to announce the development and launch of its new mobile app, which is now accessible on both Android and iOS devices!  Th...

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Numerical Modelling: The Mohr-Coulomb Model

The Mohr-Coulomb, or Linear-Elastic Perfectly-Plastic model, is the second simplest constitutive material model that one can use. This model utilizes the concept of linear elasticity, based on H...

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Numerical Modelling: The Linear Elastic Model

The Linear Elastic Material Model is the simplest, most basic form of a constitutive model that one can use. This model is based on Hooke’s Law, which was first formulated by the English polymat...

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CPT Interpretation

Acknowledgement: This page has been reproduced from P. K. Robertson, K. Cabal, Guide To Cone Penetration Testing, 7th Edition. Gregg Drilling LLC, 2022 with permission from P. K. Robertson. Nume...

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James (Jim) K. Mitchell (1930-2023)

James (Jim) K. Mitchell passed away peacefully at home in Massachusetts on December 17, 2023.  The following is an obituary written by Rick Mitchell, Russell Green, and Kenichi Soga: Jim was born...

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Slope Stability: Single Free-Body Procedures

As discussed in Mechanics of Slope Stability, the most widely used approach for assessing both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional slope stability is the Limit Equilibrium Method (LEM), i.e., ...

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Audio recording of Terzaghi's opening lecture for Engineering Geology at Harvard University and Ralph B. Peck's special lecture

We are very happy to share with you a rare tape, which includes recordings of Karl von Terzaghi and Ralph Peck. The introduction was recorded by Dr. Ralph B. Peck at his home in Urbana, Illinois on A...

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2023 Geotechnical Business Directory

This unique annual business directory includes 32,000+ professionals and 1,000+ companies and organizations in the geotechnical engineering profession. Powered by GeoWorld, the professional network fo...

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Practical Soil Dynamics

The objective of this book is to fill some of the gaps in the existing engineering codes and standards related to soil dynamics, concerning issues in earthquake engineering and ground vibrations, by...

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Practical Guide to Green Technology for Ground Engineering

Over the last 50 years there has been rapid development of construction techniques, analytical methods and materials for use in ground engineering. One of the major techniques which has been developed...